Course on Gender and Women's Health for Nurse Practitioner Students

Journal Article (Journal Article)

A women's health nurse practitioner (WHNP) provides comprehensive care to women from menarche through senescence. Nurse practitioner curriculum prepares competent WHNPs by integrating both practice and clinical knowledge in the context of women's values. We developed a course that focused directly on how the social, cultural, and political context of women's lives, both past and present, has influenced women's health to provide students the opportunity to fully immerse into these issues. This article reports on the development of and student responses to a course focusing on gender and women's health issues as part of the curriculum for a WHNP program.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Edie, AH; Stevenson, E; Tomlinson, ER; Trotter, KJ

Published Date

  • July 1, 2020

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 16 / 7

Start / End Page

  • e87 - e91

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 1555-4155

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.nurpra.2020.04.022

Citation Source

  • Scopus